Every year, 9 million students in China compete for just 6 million college admission spots. The systems that match students with schools are being overhauled. But will that improve outcomes?
A mostly white community in Alabama is being allowed to secede from its mostly black school district. Parents are claiming school quality is at stake, but is it really just segregation in disguise?
Many of the programs being cut in the Trump-DeVos education budget serve low-income families -- families that aren't likely to benefit from the budget's reallocation of funds toward school choice.
The Trump administration's new education budget cuts money from traditional schools and funnels it toward school choice. Is it a nail in the coffin for public education?
Enron stands as one of the most infamous scandals in business history. With a growing charter school sector and lax regulation, the same kind of corruption and fraud is rearing its ugly head.
As school choice advocates attempt to garner more widespread support for vouchers, a new kind of voucher system is growing: one that uses tax credits to subsidize private education.
Nationwide, 16 percent of charter schools are rural. Yet, somehow these key players are often overlooked.
Confirmed in a historic tie-breaking vote by Vice President Pence, Betsy DeVos will be the next secretary of education. Here's what you need to know about her past legislative actions and proposals.
Separating girls and boys takes away opportunities to learn from one another. It also encourages stereotyping and sexism.
What Betsy DeVos, an advocate of school-choice initiatives and President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for education secretary, as well as the rest of us need to know about cyber charter schools.
The involvement of large wealthy donors in local schools is influencing who gets elected to govern on school boards. Why does it matter?
Trump's billionaire nominee for secretary of education has stirred up debate about the effectiveness of school choice. What does the research say? And, who is Betsy DeVos?
Are grammar schools a force for good in England's reformed education system?
Charters schools are here to stay. More than three million students are enrolled in 6,700 charter schools across 42 states.
It's not just about passing exams – parents are paying for their children to be 'people smart'.
In the weeks following Hurricane Katrina in 2005, New Orleans implemented significant changes to its education system. But the reforms may have excluded a lot of parents from decision-making.
Struggling schools that were given more autonomy in the early 2000s improved GCSE results for their pupils.
New research says we're doing the wrong things to improve "quality" in our schools, but the measures of quality used are not the right ones.
A slide in Sweden's performance on international education rankings has led to calls for more reform.
The quality of a public school is in location, location, location.